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Samokhvalov Alexander Nikolaievich

Alexander Nikolaievich Samokhvalov was born August 21, 1894 in the town of Bezhetsk, Tver Province, Russian Empire.
In 1923 Alexander Samokhvalov graduated from VkhuTeMas (since 1944 known as Ilya Repin Institute) in Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin workshop.
He studied of Vasily Beliaev, Gugo Zaleman, Vasily Shukhaev.
Since 1914 Alexander Samokhvalov has participated in Art Exhibitions.
He painted portraits, genre and historical pictures, worked in monumental and easel painting, black-and- white art, sculpture, decorative and applied art, in Art illustration of fiction and poetry.
His personal exhibitions were in Leningrad (1963), Saint Petersburg (1994), and Tver (1994).
The leading theme of Alexander Samokhvalov creation was an image of the Youth of Soviet.
Alexander Samokhvalov was a Winner of Gran-Prix and Gold Medals at the International Art Fairs in Paris, France (1925, 1937).
Alexander Samokhvalov was a member of \'Krug\' (1926-1929) and \'October\' (1930-1932) Artists Associations.
Since 1932, Alexander Samokhvalov was a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists.
He was a Honored Art Worker of Russian Federation (1967).
Alexander Nikolaievich Samokhvalov died in Leningrad in 1971.
Paintings by Alexander Samokhvalov are in State Russian Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, in the lot of Art museums and private collections in the Russia, Italy, France, England, USA, and throughout the world.

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